Won't start after going down in a slide on gravel

amhc59

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Laid my 2015 CTX700 down in a curve (90 degree turn - went in too hot and ended up sliding on the gravel). After it was picked up off of me we tried to start it. Does 2 weak cranks and then solenoid clicks. Battery cables tight and no apparent damage other than cosmetic and my pride. I'm OK except for swollen ankle, scraped and swollen knee and a few bruises. T-Rex engine guard paid for itself though - could have been much worse without it. So, any ideas on the starting issue?
 

mtvic

New member
Also check battery, particularly under load. You can damage it internally in an accident.
 

Steven

New member
Last time I had that happen, I tightened the battery cables down and that worked. The cables looked fine, but apparently they weren't.
 
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